Grants Finance Manager-SomReP at World Vision International

WASH & Construction Advisor at World Vision Kenya

Position: Grants Finance Manager-SomReP

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Grants Finance Manager- Somalia Resilience Program (SomReP)

The Role:

The Grants Finance Manager will manage all financial aspects of the SomReP consortium, through preparation and negotiation of proposal and annual budgets, financial reporting for management, donors and partners.

The position holder will be responsible for Implementation and maintenance of Accounting and financial internal control systems in line with World Vision Field Finance Manual in order to ensure appropriate level of security for the SomReP funds and resources. S/he will facilitate external audit and review of all the partners under SomReP.

The position holder will provide frequent financial analysis across a portfolio of grants to support efficient resource allocation and effective and timely implementation of projects. S/he will support operations in the development of agreements, systems and processes with members which support implementation in-line with donor and World Vision requirements.

This position holder is expected to oversee the financial aspects of the partners in the SomReP program through conducting financial management and risk assessment of sub-recipients, capacity building, budget negotiation and preparation as well as review and monitoring of their financial performance. S/he will ensure all partners in the program adhere to the standards of multiple donor grants under SomReP (total program goal is $112 million over 3 years).

This position holder will ensure overall office risk associated with non-compliance to numerous donor regulation and World Vision policies and procedures is maintained at minimum level and give quality assurance of effective grants management. With cross-border operation and risk associated with partnering/sub granting, s/he will help mitigate any risks that the office is exposed to through this unique business model.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Proposal Development and Donor/Stakeholders Management
  • Sub-recipient Management
  • Financial Reporting and Accountability
  • Risk Management
  • People Management and Development
  • Record Keeping and Management
  • Holder of a bachelors degree in business related field (Accounting, Finance) or another relevant field.
  • Accounting professional qualification- Chartered/Certified Accountant (CPA, ACCA) or other comparable/equivalent qualification.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Grants Management of which at least 2 years must be in a supervisory role.
  • Donor/Grant Accounting experience within Consortiums and/or complex grants is preferred.
  • Fragile context experience is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Computer applications (Excel, Sun systems, Word etc.)

Working Environment:

The position is office-based with frequent travel required.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks, which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.  Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only


More Information

  • Job City Nairobi, Kenya